Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek is one of the popular trekking in Nepal requires special Manaslu trekking permit. Manaslu region comprises of natural, cultural insight, several untouched Himalayan grandeurs. Tsum Valley is one of the most popular trekking destination in the remoteness and untouched destination, opened only since 2008. The best season is from October to November. Zhejiang is the local festival that falls in November. The combined Manaslu Tsum Valley Trek allows you to explore Upper and lower Tsum Valley regions where the path entails several Buddhist monasteries and shortens. This is the memorable trip that follows remote and rough steep trekking routes.
This is the challenging trek where there is very limited accommodation. Get a close-up view of Manaslu- an eighth highest mountain in the world. The Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trek cost includes the cost for Manaslu trekking permit as well as Tsum Valley trekking permit cost. Having a trekking guide in a group is compulsory for this trek. Hence, you cannot explore this region alone. Tsum Valley is known for its unique polyandry culture in which brothers of the same family are married to a single woman. Explore Mu Gompa and Rachen Gompa and cross small and high passes. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of Ganesh Himal Range, Sringi Himal Range, Boudha Himal Range and other peaks and mountains. Located in northern Gorkha, Manaslu is home to Milarepa Cave where the great Buddhist Saint Milarepa had practiced meditation and attained liberation. Himalayan Nepal Trek organizes Manaslu Round Tsum Valley Trekking itinerary as 25-days package. The whole region is heavily influenced by neighboring Tibetans. Walk through Upper Budhi Gandaki and the Tsum Valley and conquer Larkya La Pass. Contact us for a special offer on Manaslu Round Tsum Valley trek cost.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then Transfer to hotel on BB plan
Day 02: Permit preparation and Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pashupatinath, Patan, Swayambunath, Boudhanath etc stay overnight at star label hotel on BB plan.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (525m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 04: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (1000m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 05: Sotikhola to Machha Khola (1300m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan(1,070m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 07: Dovan to Philim (1600m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2470m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09: Chumling to Chhokangparo (3030m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 10: Rest day at Chhokangparo and visit around Chhokangparo village with their culture
Day 11: Chhokangparo to Nile (3360m) 4/5 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 12: Nile to Mu Gompa (3800m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 13: Mu Gompa to Bhajyo (Chhekya) (4240m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 14: Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba monastery (3240m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 15: Rachen Gompa to Chumje (3200m)5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 16: Chumje to Bihi (2130m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 17: Bihi to Namrung (2600m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 18: Namrung to Lho Gaun (3180m) 5/6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 19: Lho Gaun to Sama Gaun (3530m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 20: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 21: Samdo to Dharmasala (4740m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 22: Dharamsala to Bhimthang (3800m) via Larkya-La pass (5135m) 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 23: Bhimthang to Dharapani (1800m) 5/6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 24: Drive back to Kathmandu(1,310m) evening farewell dinner in typical Nepali cultural restaurant stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 25: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the welcome diner with Himalayan Nepal Trek member before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining in a snake bed at the middle of lake in Budhanilkantha.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat (525m)
6-7 hrs of drive will take us to Arughat. The road continues through Prithvi Highway for the first part before splitting from the Highway for Arughat. The pleasant Bazaar exists at the foothill of Manaslu. Along with being the largest settlement in Manaslu valley, Arughat is also the major junction for connecting it with different corners of Nepal. We will head north and prepare our camp at the bank of Budhi Gandaki River.
Day 04: Trek from Arughat to Soti Khola (1000m)
Follow the levelled path along Budhigandaki River and pass through small villages and green hills. Move in and out of Santa Bazaar, Arkhel and Keurinipani to Sotikhola. Enjoy the scenic view of Ganesh Mountain from most of the points. Stay overnight at Soti Khola.
Day 05: Sotikhola to Machha Khola (1300m)
Follow the meandering trail through forest and green valleys and pass through Khursani Bari, Labubesi and Khanibesi villages to arrive at the bank of Budhigandaki River. Move to Machhakhola settlement for overnight stay.
Day 06: Machha Khola to Dovan
Leave Machha Khola and walk along the steep narrow trail through Machha Khola to reach Tatopani which is a natural hot spring. Traverse the verdant forest to reach Dovan. Stay overnight nearby the bank of river.
Day 07: Dovan to Philim (1600m)
Cross the bridge at Lauri to reach Jagat. Choose the ascending trail to arrive at the top of ridge that endows gratifying views of Manaslu Mountain and surrounding. Cross the suspension bridge over Budhi Gandaki River to arrive at Philim. The scenic village of Philim is inhabited by the Gurungs.
Day 08: Philim to Chumling (2470m)
We will pass through Ekle Bhatti to Lokpa. It is the first village of Tsum Valley. Follow the climbing route to Chumling. Located at the south face of the Shingri Himal, Chumling is the quaint village that is home to Tibetan Gompas. It is going to be a bit difficult day for trek as we need to follow the ascending trail for most of the part. Stay overnight at Chumling.
Day 09: Chumling to Chhokangparo (3030m)
Leaving Chumling, we will begin yet another difficult day of trek. Chhekampar which is also known as Chhokangparo is located on the top of hill. Chhekampar comprises two unique settlements of Chhokang and Paro. The vantage point offers close-up view of Ganesh Himal Range. Besides, Chhokangparo is known for its practice of Polyandry culture.
Day 10: Rest day at Chhokangparo and visit around Chhokangparo village
We will take much needed rest at Chhokangparo. Visit Chhokang and Paro villages and get minute observation of their culture and lifestyle. We can also travel to the nearby ridge to get close- up view of Ganesh Himal Range.
Day 11: Chhokangparo to Nile (3360m)
After visiting the nearby Tibetan Gompa, we will leave Chhekampar and continue our journey through forest of pine woods to Nile. Existing in the edge of Shiar River, this is the last northern settlement of Upper Tsum Valley. We will stay overnight at Nile.
Day 12: Nile to Mu Gumpa (3800m)
Leaving Nile, we will go through series of ups and downs to Mu Gompa. Mu Gompa is one of the oldest existing monasteries in Tsum Valley region. Due to its remote access, no human settlement is found in area around Mu Gompa. This Gompa exists at the highest and farthest point in Tsum valley. Yaks carrying goods to and from Tibet can be seen on the way.
Day 13: Mu Gompa to Bhajyo (Chhekya) (4240m)
We will reach to the Tibetan border in Tsum valley. Walking through the west bank of the Tsum valley, we will take ascending trail to Bhajyo which is a very remote area in Tsum Valley. We will stay overnight in a tent at Bhajyo.
Day 14: Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba monastery (3240m)
Lower down from Bhajyo to Rachen Gumba Monastery that lies in Shiar River Valley. The route offers views of Punchen Mountain. We will stay overnight at Rachen Gompa. This Gompa was built in 1905AD.
Day 15: Rachen Gomba to Chumje (3200m)
Rachen Gompa is also known as nunnery Gompa since males are not allowed in this Gompa and it provides shelter to only nuns. Walls of this Gompa are decorated with Buddhist Mural paintings. Lower down from Rachen Gompa to Chumje for overnight stay.
Day 16: Chumje to Bihi (2130m)
Begin the journey via northern edge of lower Tsum Valley. Couple of hours will take us to Dorjon Kharka. Pass through Rana (1,910m) and cross suspension bridge to reach Bihi.
Day 17: Bihi to Namrung (2600m)
Walk along mani walls to Ghap. Proceed further to Prok village while enjoying scenic view of Siringi Himal. Cross Budhi Gandaki River and walk along few Buddhist Gompas to the forest. Follow the ascending trail to Namrung which serves as a good view point. Enjoy views of Sringi Himal, Ganesh Himal and Himal Chuli Mountain.
Day 18: Namrung to Lho Gaun (3180m)
Follow the scenic trail with views of Rupinala pass, Manaslu Mountain, Dwijen Himal, Saula Himal, Lajing pea and other peaks and mountains and pass through few monasteries to reach Lho village where we will have overnight stay.
Day 19: Lho Gaun to Sama Gaun (3530m)
Brief walk of mere 3hrs is enough to take us from Lho to Sama Gaon via Sanagaon. Samagaon village offers panoramic mountain views. A day of rest at Samagaon is recommended.
Day 20: Sama Gaon to Samdo (3690m)
Leave Samagaon and descend through the maniwall and chorten to Budhi Gandaki River. Move through the windy valley. Samdo is the last village in Manaslu village. Get views of Manaslu, Samdo (Pang phuchuli), Nagdi chuli and Manaslu glacier. Stay overnight in camp.
Day 21: Samdo to Dharmasala (4740m)
Leave Samdo village and take 4hrs of trek to Dharmasala. The trail continues along Budhigandaki River to Dharmasala. Stay overnight at Dharmasala.
Day 22: Dharmasala to Bhimthang (3800m) via Larkya-La pass (5106m)
Leaving Dharmasala early in the morning, we will reach the base of Larkya La Pass. 2hrs of difficult climb will take us to the summit of Larkya La Pass. Enjoy the views of Himlung Mountain, Annapurna II Mountain, kangurung and Cheo Mountain. Lower down to Bhimtang. Bhimtang allows views of Lamjung and Manaslu Mountains.
Day 23: Bimthang to Dharapani (1800m)
After taking breakfast, we will descend to Surke River. Choosing the escalating trail through pine forest, we will reach Dudhkoshi River. Walking further, we will move in and out of Dharapani and proceed through Gho village and Tilje village dharapani for overnight stay.
Day 24: Drive from Dharapani to Kathmandu (1310m)
Dharapani to Besisahar by Public Jeep the we change another public van to Kathmandu evening farewell dinner with typical Nepali culture restaurant with cultural dance overnight hotel on BB plan
Day 25: Departure
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.